Tuesday, January 17, 2017

How can I make the best out of my time at LEC and CCCC? (Week 3): Week of 17-19 January

Hey Advisees!
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Homework: 
Image result for AVID district night-Sign up for a parent/guardian-teacher-student conference on page 2-3 of the document here. This is LATE, so HURRY UP thanks :). 
-Want a public speaking opportunity? On Thursday, February 16th in the Civic Center, the district level AVID program will host an AVID Information Night. You'll get to tell younger students how AVID helps you and how AVID is unique at LEC. Want to get involved? Copy and fill out the document here (log in to your Lee County email to have access). Share it with Ms. Foster (mnickel.lec@lee.k12.nc.us) by Friday, 27 January.
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Big Idea: Systems have interrelated parts
Essential Question: How can I make the best out of my time at LEC and CCCC?
Objectives: I can...
...review my updated graduation plan and track sheet.
...find an academic worksheet for my major of choice at my first choice college (OR a safe school).
...identify the classes that I will have credit for when I transfer to a four year school.
...plan how I will share my goals with my parents/guardians and advisor.
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Tuesday, 17 January
Parent/Guardian - Teacher - Student Conference Planning

1) Get Ready:
  1. Review your task for today by reading the directions below.
  2. Interested in the Associates of Engineering degree? Head to Ms. Sawyer's room to talk to Mr. Testa.
2) Parent/Guardian - Teacher - Student Conference Planning
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  1. Step 1: Talking Points
    1. Fill out the front of your index card (bullets are okay) with your answers to the following questions:
      1. Explain how you chose your classes.
      2. Tell us about any academic concerns and frustrations. Share your biggest academic success with us.
      3. What college is the best fit for you and why?
      4. What major will you pursue and why?
      5. What careers are you currently interested in?
      6. Describe what the Successful Student Portfolio is and how it has helped you.
    2. Write your talking points on an index card and put this in your red folder. At least the entire front of your card should be filled.
  2. Step 2: Graduation Plan Updates
    1. Find the list of classes you will need to take for the major of your choice at your first choice college or safe school and add the link in the second table in the document here
    2. Take out your graduation plan and track sheet.
    3. Review the suggestions I have made.
    4. On the BLANK side of your index card, list any questions or concerns you have.
    5. Add any grades to your graduation plan that I did not have access to. Please use pencil.
    6. Need to add electives? Refer to the course catalog here and the list of AA/AS/AE classes here (Make sure the classes transfer BEFORE selecting them!)
  3. Step 3: How will my CCCC degree help me?
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    2. Once I have printed your list of classes: (Use the first table in the document here, refer to the third column.)
      1. Highlight or underline in green the classes you have already completed with CCCC classes. Note the CCCC equivalent course near the name of the course you completed.
      2. Highlight or underline in yellow the classes you plan to complete with courses at CCCC. Note the CCCC equivalent course near the name of the course you will complete.


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Wednesday, 18 January
How will my CCCC degree help me?

1) Get Ready: Answer the following questions in your head or make yourself a sticky note.
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  1. Did you finish your talking points? Yes? WOOT! No? Do this ASAP.
  2. Did you give me a link to a PRINTABLE list of classes you'll take toward your major? Yes? YAY! No? Do this once you have talking points.
  3. Did you review your suggested graduation plans and add any more electives you need? Yes? WOOT! No? Do this once your talking points are done and your have a major checklist. *Working toward your AS? Make sure that you have AT LEAST MAT 171 and MAT 172 listed on your graduation plan and track sheet!*
  4. Done with everything else? Focus on seeing how your CCCC classes will transfer to your 4 year school of choice!
2) How will my CCCC degree help me?
  1. Once I have printed your list of classes: (Use the first table in the document here, refer to the third column.)
    1. Highlight or underline in green the classes you have already completed with CCCC classes. Note the CCCC equivalent course near the name of the course you completed.
    2. Highlight or underline in yellow the classes you plan to complete with courses at CCCC. Note the CCCC equivalent course near the name of the course you will complete.
  2. Paperclip your most updated graduation plan, track sheet, AND college list of classes together and put this in the front of your red folder.
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Thursday, 19 January
Successful Student Portfolio Day

1) Get Ready: Decide what you need to work on/do today.
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  1. List what you will accomplish today in your log.
  2. If you haven't finished preparing for your meeting, do that!
  3. Need to de-stress? Check the back table for coloring materials.
  4. Start looking for summer opportunities, ideally ones that relate to your career ideas!
    1. Lee County 4-H Summer Camps (These are still the 2016, but if they look interesting, book mark the page!)
    2. Summer Youth Enrichment Series is a program offered by CCCC, consider calling and seeing if they need junior counselors and find out how to apply!
    3. SciVentures
    4. Lee County Junior Counselor (ctrl + f "Junior Counselor")
  5. Consider using the RIASEC survey here if you are still undecided about careers. Screenshot your results and share them with me to count them as a SSP component. 
2) Time for YOU!
  1. Work to add one component to your Successful Student Portfolio.
  2. Add your component to your folder OR take a picture of it and email it to yourself if you want to bring home what you do.
3) Reflect: List what you accomplished in your log.

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